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only the Most Highest over all the of thy people, and covered all their earth.

sins. Psalm 84. Quam dilecta! 3 Thou hast taken away all thy HOW amiable are thy dwell- displeasure, and turned thyself

ings, thou Lord of hosts! 2 My soul hath a desire and 4 Turn us then, O God our longing to enter into the courts of Saviour, and let thine anger cease the Lord; my heart and my flesh from us. rejoice in the living God.

5 Wilt thou be displeased at us 3 Yea, the sparrow bath found for ever! and wilt thou stretch out her an house, and the swallow a thy wrath from one generation to nest, where she may lay her young; another ? even thy altars, O Lord of hosts, 6 Wilt thou not turn again, and my King and my God.

quicken us, that thy people may 4 Blessed are they that dwell in rejoice in thee? thy house; they will be alway 7 Show us thy mercy, O Lord, praising thee.

and grant us thy salvation. 5 Blessed is the man whose 8 I will hearken what the Lord strength is in thee; in whose heart God will say concerning me; for are thy ways.

he shall speak peace unto his peo6 Who, going through the vale ple, and to his saints, that they of misery, use it for a well; and turn not again. the pools are filled with water. 9 For his salvation is nigh them

7 They will go from strength to that fear him; that glory may dwell strength, and unto the God of gods in our land. appeareth every one of them in 10 Mercy and truth are met Sion.

together; righteousness and peace 8 O Lord God of hosts, hear have kissed each other. my prayer; hearken, O God of 11 Truth shall flourish out of the Jacob :

earth, and righteousness hath look9 Behold, O God, our defender, ed down from heaven. and look upon the face of thine 12 Yea, the Lord shall show Anointed.

loving kindness, and our land shall 10 For one day in thy courts is give her increase. better than a thousand.

13 Righteousness shall go before 11 I had rather be a door-keeper him, and he shall direct his going in the house of my God, than to in the way. dwell in the tents of ungodliness. 12 For the Lord God is a light

The seventeenth Day. and defence; the Lord will give MORNING PRAYER. grace and worship; and no good Psalm 86. Inclina, Domine.

DOW down thine ear, O Lord, that live a godly life.

13 O Lord God of hosts, blessed and in misery. is the man that putteth his trust in 2 Preserve thou my soul; for I thee.

am holy: my God, save thy servant Psalm 85. Benedixisti, Domine. that putteth his trust in thee. ORD, thou art become gra- 3 Be , ;

thee. turned away the captivity of Ja- 4 Comfort the soul of thy sercob.

vant; for unto thee, O Lord, do I 2 Thou hast forgiven the offence lift up my soul.

thing shall he withhold from them B and hear me; for I am poor,


5 For thou, Lord, art good and spoken of thee, thou city of God. gracious, and of great mercy unto 3 I will think upon Rahab and all then that call upon thee. Babylon, with them that know me.

6 Give ear, Lord, unto my prayer, 4 Behold ye the Philistines also, and ponder the voice of my humble and they of Tyre, with the Modesires.

lo there was he born. 7 In the time of my trouble I 5 And of Sion it shall be reportwill call upon thee; for thou hear- ed, that he was born in her; and est me.

the Most High shall stablish her. 8 Among the gods there is none 6 The Lord shall rebearse it, like unto thee, O Lord; there is when he writeth up the people, not one that can do as thou doest. that he was born there.

9 All nations whom thou hast 7 The singers also and trumpetmade, shall come and worship thee, ers shall he rehearse : All my fresh O Lord; and shall glorify thy name. springs shall be in thee.

10 For thou art great, and doest Psalm 88. Domine, Deus. Wondrous things : thou art God O LORD God of my salvation:

11 Teach me thy way, O Lord, before thee: O let my prayer enter and I will walk in thy truth: O into thy presence; incline thine ear knit my heart unto thee, that I unto my calling; may fear thy name.

2 For my soul is full of trouble, 12 I will thank thee, O Lord and my life draweth nigh unto my God, with all my heart; and hell. will praise thy name for evermore. 3 I am counted as one of them

13 For great is thy mercy to- that go down into the pit, and I ward me; and thou hast delivered have been even as a man that hath my soul from the nethermost hell. no strength.

14 O God, the proud are risen 4 Free among the dead, like against me; and the congregations unto them that are wounded, and of naughty men have sought after lie in the grave, who are out of my soul, and have not set thee remembrance, and are cut away before their eyes.

from thy hand. 15 But thou, O Lord God, art 5 Thou hast laid me in the full of compassion and mercy, long- lowest pit, in a place of darkness, suffering, plenteous in goodness and in the deep. and truth.

6 Thine indignation lieth hard 16 O turn thee then unto me, upon me, and thou hast vexed me and have mercy upon me; give thy with all thy storms. strength unto thy servant, and help 7 Thou hast put away mine the son of thine handmaid.

acquaintance far from me, and 17 Show some token upon me made me to be abhorred of them. for good; that they who hate me 8 I am so fast in prison, that I may see it, and be ashamed, be- cannot get forth. cause thou, Lord, hast holpen me, 9 My sight faileth for very trouand comforted me.

ble; Lord, I have called daily upon Psalm 87. Fundamenta ejus. thee, I have stretched forth my ER foundations are upon the hands unto thee.

holy hills: the Lord loveth 10 Dost thou show wonders the gates of Sion more than all the among the dead? or shall the dead dwellings of Jacob.

rise up again and praise thee? 2 Very excellent things are 11 Shall thy loving kindness be


showed in the grave? or thy faith- to be had in reverence of all them fulness in destruction ?

that are round about him. 12 Shall thy wondrous works 9 O Lord God of hosts, who is be known in the dark? and thy like unto thee? thy truth, most righteousness in the land where mighty Lord, is on every side. all things are forgotten?

10 Thou rulest the raging of the 13 Unto thee have I cried, O sea; thou stillest the waves thereof Lord; and early shall my prayer when they arise. come before thee.

11 Thou hast subdued Egypt, 14 Lord, why abhorrest thousand destroyed it; thou hast scatmy soul, and hidest thou thy face tered thine enemies abroad with from me ?

thy mighty arm. 15 I am in misery, and like unto 12 T'he heavens are thine, the him that is at the point to die; even earth also is thine; thou hast laid from my youth up, thy terrors have the foundation of the round world, I suffered with a troubled mind. and all that therein is.

16 Thy wrathful displeasure 13 Thou hast made the north goeth over me, and the fear of thee and the south; Tabor and Hermon hath undone me.

shall rejoice in thy name. 17 They came round about me 14 Thou hast a mighty arm; daily like water, and compassed strong is thy hand, and high is thy me together on every side. right hand.

18 My lovers and friends hast 15 Righteousness and equity are thou put away from me, and hid the habitation of thy seat; mercy mine acquaintance out of my sight. and truth shall go before thy face.

EVENING PRAYER. 16 Blessed is the people, O Lord, Psalm 89. Misericordias Domini. that can rejoice in thee; they shall Y song shall be alway of the walk in the light of thy countenance.

kindness of the Lord with my mouth will I ever be in thy name; and in thy righteousshowing thy truth, from one gene-ness shall they make their boast. ration to another.

18 For thou art the glory of their 2 For I have said, Mercy shall strength, and in thy loving kindbe set up for ever, thy truth shalt ness thou shalt lift up our horns : thou stablish in the heavens.

19 For the Lord is our defence; 3 I have made a covenant with the Holy One of Israel is our King. my chosen; I have sworn unto 20 Thou spakest sometime in David my servant.

visions imto thy saints, and saidst, 4 Thy seed will 1 stablish for I have laid help upon one that is ever, and set up thy throne from mighty, I have exalted one chosen one generation to another. out of the people.

5 0 Lord, the very heavens shall 21 I have found David my serpraise thy wondrous works; and vant; with ny holy oil have I thy truth in the congregation of anointed him. the saints.

22 My hand shall hold him fast, 6 For who is he among the and my arm shall strengthen him. clouds, that shall be compared un- 23 T'he enemy shall not be able to the Lord ?

to do him violence; the son of 7 And what is he among the gods, wickedness shall not hurt him. that shall be like unto the Lord ? 24 I will smite down his foes

8 God is very greatly to be fear-before his face, and plague them ed in the council of the saints, and that hate him.


25 My truth also and my mer- 42 Thou hast taken away the cy shall be with him; and in my edge of his sword, and givest him name shall his horn be exalted. not victory in the battle.

26 I will set his dominion also 43 Thou hast put cut his glory in the sea, and his right hand in and cast his throne down to the the floods.

27 He shall call me, Thou art 44 The days of his youth hast my Father, my God, and my thou shortened, and covered him strong salvation.

with dishonour. 28 And I will make him my 45 Lord, how long wilt thou first-born, higher than the kings hide thyself? for ever ? and shall of the earth.

thy wrath burn like fire ? 29 My mercy will I keep for 46 O remember how short my him for evermore, and my cove-time is; wherefore hast thou made nant shall stand fast with him. all men for nought?

30 His seed also will I make to 47 What man is he that liveth, endure for ever, and his throne as and shall not see death? and shall the days of heaven.

he deliver his soul from the hand 31 But if his children forsake my of hell ? law, and walk not in my judgments; 48 Lord, where are thy old

32 If they break my statutes, loving kindnesses, which thou and keep not my commandments; swarest unto David in thy truth? I will visit their offences with the 49 Remember, Lord, the rerod, and their sin with scourges. buke that thy servants have, and

33 Nevertheless, my loving kind-how I do bear in my bosom the reness will I not utterly take from bukes of many people; him, nor suffer my truth to fail. 50 Wherewith thine enemies

34 My covenant will I not break, have blasphemed thee, and slannor alter the thing that is gone out dered the footsteps of thine Aof my lips: I have sworn once by my nointed: Praised be the Lord for holiness, that I will not fail David. evermore. Amen and Ainen.

35 His seed shall endure for ever, and his seat is like as the The eighteenth Day. sun before me.

MORNING PRAYER. 36 He shall stand fast for ever- Psalm 90. Domine, refugium.

more as the moon, and as the L refuge, from one generation

faithful witness in heaven.

37 But thou hast abhorred and to another. forsaken thine Anointed, and art 2 Before the mountains were displeased at him.

brought forth, or ever the earth 38 Thou hast broken the cove- and the world were made, thou art nant of thy servant, and cast his God from everlasting, and world crown to the ground.

without end. 39 Thou hast overthrown all 3 Thou turnest man to destruchis hedges, and broken down his tion; again thou sayest, Come strong holds.

again, ye children of men. 40. All they that go by spoil him, 4 For a thousand years in thy and he is become a reproach to his sight are but as yesterday, seeing neighbours.

that is past as a watch in the night. 41 Thou hast set up the right 5 As soon as thou scatterest hand of his enemies, and made all them, they are even as asleep, and his adversaries to rejoice. \fade away suddenly like the grass, 6 In the morning it is green, and 3 For he shall deliver thee from groweth up; but in the evening it the snare of the hunter, and from is cut down, dried up, and withered. the noisome pestilence.

7 For we consume away in thy 4 He shall defend thee under his displeasure, and are afraid at thy wings, and thou shalt be safe under wrathful indignation.

his feathers; his faithfulness and 8 Thou hast set our misdeeds truth shall be thy shield and buckbefore thee, and our secret sins in ler. the light of thy countenance. 5 Thou shalt not be afraid for

9 For when thou art angry, all any terror by night, nor for the our days are gone; we bring our arrow that flieth by day; years to an end, as it were a tale 6 For the pestilence that walketh that is told.

in darkness, nor for the sickness 10 The days of our age are that destroyeth in the noon-day. threescore years and ten; and

and ten; and 7 A thousand shall fall beside though men be so strong that they thee, and ten thousand at thy right come to fourscore years, yet is hand; but it shall not come nigh their strength then but labour and thee. sorrow; so soon passeth it away, 8 Yea, with thine eyes shalt and we are gone.

thou behold, and see the reward 11 But who regardeth the pow. of the ungodly. er of thy wrath ? for even there- 9 For thou, Lord, art my hope; after as a man feareth, so is thy thou hast set thine house of dedispleasure.

fence very high. 12 So teach us to number our 10 There shall no evil happen days, that we may apply our unto thee, neither shall any plague hearts unto wisdom.

come nigh thy dwelling. 13 Turn thee again, O Lord, 11 For he shall give his angels at the last, and be gracious unto charge over thee, to keep thee in thy servants.

all thy ways. 14 O satisfy us with thy mercy, 12 They shall bear thee in their and that soon: so shall we rejoice hands, that thou hurt not thy foot and be glad all the days of our life. against a stone.

15 Comfort us again now after 13 Thou shalt go upon the lion the time that thou hast plagued and adder; the young lion and the us; and for the years wherein we dragon shalt thou tread under thy have suffered adversity.

feet. 16 Show thy servants thy work, 14 Because he hath set his love and their children thy glory.

upon me, therefore will I deliver 17 And the glorious Majesty of him; I will set him up, because the Lord our God be upon us : he hath known my name. prosper thou the work of our 15 He shall call upon me, and hands upon us; O prosper thou I will hear him; yen, I am with our handy work.

him in trouble; I will deliver him, Psalm 91. Qui habitat.

and bring him to honour. VHOSO dwelleth under the 16 With long life will I satisfy

defence of the Most High, him, and show him my salvation. shall abide under the shadow of Psalm 92. Bonun est confiteri. the Almighty.


unto the Lord, and to sing praises art my hope and my strong hold, unto thy name, O Most Highest; my God, in him will I trust. 2 To tell of thy loving kindness

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